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Tom Vilsack
Baltimore has a stake in the farm bill [Commentary]
Baltimore has a stake in the farm bill [Commentary]

Washington gridlock has stopped Congress from passing a much needed farm bill. Here in Baltimore, my administration has put politics aside to implement an aggressive urban agricultural plan to meet the needs of our most vulnerable citizens and support local farmers. Washington needs to do the same and pass a farm bill that will give cities and rural communities the support they need. Negotiations remain stalled, and if Congress fails to act before year's end, the consequences could be great for Baltimore families. Baltimore City, like many other cities around the country, is dependent on a comprehensive, multi-year farm bill that addresses the current needs of local farmers,...